SAP2000 Compare Levels

SAP2000 is available in four levels:

Basic, Plus, Advanced, and Ultimate

  Modeling
Basic
Plus
Advanced
Ultimate
Model Size (limited to 1500 nodes)
 
 
 
Model Size (no practical limit)
 
Templates
Model Views
Object Model View
Element Model View
Grid Systems
Plans and Elevations
Interactive Database Editing
Meshing Tools
Edge Constraints
  Structural Components
Basic
Plus
Advanced
Ultimate
Joints
Frames
Section Properties
Cables
Tendons
Shells
Solids
 
Links
Hinges
 
 
Springs
Cables - Nonlinear Catenary Behavior
 
 
Nonlinear Frame Hinge Element
 
 
Nonlinear Layered Shell Element
 
 
Nonlinear Link Elements: Gaps and Hooks
Nonlinear Link Elements: Plasticity, Dampers, Isolators
 
 
  Loading
Basic
Plus
Advanced
Ultimate
Automatic Code Based Loading
Seismic
Wind
Moving Loads
 
Wave Loads
 
 
 
User Loads
Force/Moment
Displacement
Temperature
Strain
Pore Pressure
Point, Line, Trapezoidal, and Area Loads
Open Structure Wind Loading
  Analysis
Basic
Plus
Advanced
Ultimate
SAPFireTM Analysis Engine
Eigen Analysis
Ritz Analysis
Mulitple 64-Bit Solvers
Static
Dynamic
Modal
Response Spectrum
Time History
 
Buckling
 
P-Delta
Pushover
 
 
Time Dependent
 
 
 
Staged Construction
 
 
 
Creep and Shrinkage
 
 
 
Power Spectral Density
 
Steady State
 
Nonlinear Analysis
 
 
Nonlinear Buckling
 
 
Wilson FNA (Fast Nonlinear Analysis) Method
 
 
Direct Integration Time HIstory
 
 
Material Nonlinearity - Frame, Hinges and Links
 
 
Geometric Nonlinearity - Large Displacement
 
 
Target Force
 
 
Hyperstatic
Load Combinations
Model Alive
  Design
Basic
Plus
Advanced
Ultimate
Steel Frame
Concrete Frame
Aluminum Frame
Cold Formed Frame
  Output and Display
Basic
Plus
Advanced
Ultimate
Deformed Geometry
Force Diagrams
General Displacement
Section Cuts
Virtual Work Diagrams
Influence Lines
 
Plot Functions
Tabular Output
Video Animations
  Reporting
Basic
Plus
Advanced
Ultimate
Quick Report
Advanced Report Writer
  Tools
Basic
Plus
Advanced
Ultimate
Load Optimizer
Section Designer
Application Programming Interface
  Import and Export
Basic
Plus
Advanced
Ultimate
Supported Formats
Building Information Modeling
CSiXRevit Compatible
Tekla Structures